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Only Kyle Lowry can lead the Toronto Raptors to Eastern Conference Finals

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Facing the harshest criticism of his career, a determined future hall-of-famer, and an opponent that’s already packed for Cleveland, Kyle Lowry rose to the occasion on Saturday with a clutch performance for the ages to give his Toronto Raptors a 95-91 victory and a 2-1 series lead over the Miami Heat. Shooting a dismal 31 percent from the field entering ...

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Portland Trail Blazers Are a Perfect Fit for Al Horford in Free Agency

Al Horford

The Portland Trail Blazers lost a lot in free agency last offseason and many expected them to struggle in a big way. That didn’t end up being the case and the future looks bright for them with Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum leading the way. Next up is free agency and the Trail Blazers need to bring in an impact ...

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Memphis Grizzlies to Aggressively Pursue Frank Vogel

Frank Vogel

Frank Vogel was let go by the Indiana Pacers just a couple short days ago and he is already receiving a lot of interest on the open market. The Memphis Grizzlies are the latest team to have interest in bringing Vogel in as their new head coach. Memphis decided to move on from head coach Dave Joerger and Vogel appears ...

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The world doesn’t want the Toronto Raptors to defeat the Miami Heat

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With the world expecting the Toronto Raptors to collapse following their Game 1 overtime-loss to the Miami Heat, head coach Dwane Casey’s crew reminded the league of their playoff potential with a 96-92 overtime-victory on Thursday night to even the series 1-1 ahead of Saturday’s Game 3 in south Florida. ”I’m encouraged,” said Casey following the victory. ”We’ve got to ...

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New York Knicks Interested in Hiring Frank Vogel as Head Coach

Frank Vogel

After the Indiana Pacers lost to the Toronto Raptors in Game 7 of their playoff series to end their season, Larry Bird made the decision to let Frank Vogel walk. Now, it appears the New York Knicks are interested in hiring the former Pacers’ head coach. According to a report from Marc Berman of the New York Post, the Knicks ...

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Ian Mahinmi Wants to Re-Sign with the Indiana Pacers

Ian Mahinmi

Ian Mahinmi was not a name that many NBA fans paid attention to before the 2015-16 NBA season, but he made a name for himself after taking over for Roy Hibbert. The Indiana Pacers relied on him heavily throughout the season, but now he is set to hit open free agency this coming offseason. According to Mahinmi, he would like ...

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Stephen Curry leaves game 4 with right knee injury

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry suffered a knee injury toward the end of the first half of Sunday’s game four at the Houston Rockets, and has been ruled out for the remainder of the game. In the final seconds of the first half, Curry’s left leg appeared to slip as he tried to plant his foot, and, as a ...

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DeMar DeRozan’s playoff problems will lead him to Laker-land

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For any of the NBA’s other 15 playoff teams, entering the second game of a seven-game series down 1-0 is no reason to panic. But for the seemingly-cursed Toronto Raptors, Monday night’s 98-87 win over the Indiana Pacers was one of the most important victories in franchise history. That’s life for a talented regular season team that’s continuously failed to ...

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It’s time for the New York Knicks to fire Phil Jackson

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While the NBA’s playoff teams are busy battling it out in the opening round of the league’s second season, and those excluded from the festivities wonder where it all went wrong, the New York Knicks are headed for an off-season of disaster. It wasn’t all that long ago—three years to be exact, that Mike Woodson’s Knicks were riding high following ...

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